**CLOSING DATE THURSDAY 10TH OF JUNE AT NOON**
An off grid and totally charming semi-detached cottage in a situation of great natural scenic beauty.
4 Auchoirk Cottage is a traditional semi detached cottage with accommodation laid out over two light and bright levels. The house is nicely off grid and from its slightly raised vantage point there are wonderful open views out across surrounding fields and countryside and south over Ascog Loch which is adjacent. The house is of white painted stone exterior and under a slated roof.
4 Auchoirk Cottage lends itself perfect for principal living in a remote and scenically beautiful location. It is also an ideal second or holiday home and given the tourism of the district there will be income options as a self-catering holiday let.
There are a total of 4 owners that form the little settlement at Auchoirk Cottages. To access the properties, the owners have a pedestrian servitude right of access across the fields from the B8000. Vehicular access across the fields is expressly, informally permitted, by grace and favour, by the current landowner.
Double glazed outer door to entrance reception hallway with hardwood floor, refitted modern shower room with instant shower and slate tile floor, well equipped and fitted kitchen with general purpose store fronted by louvred doors, complimentary coloured splashback tiling and white painted pine lined ceiling. Sitting room with hardwood floor, feature open fireplace set in raised stone hearth and chimney breast with timber over mantle, stylish open plan open tread staircase leading to upper level, twin leaf doors to deck and gardens.
Open plan open tread staircase to upper hallway and landing with velux window, bedroom 1 with velux window and coombed ceilings, bedroom 2 with velux window.
Lean to garden shed and log store.
Gardens are bounded by low level close board fencing, a flag stone pathway leads to the front door, the gardens are laid in the main to grass with raised decking area which is perfect for alfresco dining, sundowners and summer furniture. The gardens are fringed by mature trees.
4 Auchoirk Cottage is situated in an area of great natural scenic beauty close to the very pleasant little settlement of Millhouse which is located midway between Kames and Portavadie at the Ardlamont peninsula on the west of Scotland.
About 1.2 miles and 2.2 miles respectively to the east of 4 Auchoirk Cottage are the conjoined coastal villages of Tighnabruaich and Kames. The villages are a well-known sheltered anchorage with moorings that are always lively with the comings and goings of boating and yachting craft. One of its highlights is the regular berthing of the famous Waverley, reputed to be the worlds last sea going paddle steamer. Always a sight to behold as she berths at Tighnabruaich pier with day trippers.
Kames has a well-stocked local provision store and at the centre of Tighnabruaich there are further shops as well as a Doctors surgery and other local amenities that cater for everyday needs. A bus service runs from Tighnabruaich to both Rothesay and Dunoon.
Portavadie Marina is 2.2 miles away to the west and has in recent years seen significant investment in creating a modern state of the art Marina infrastructure, with associated chandlery, restaurant, accommodation, and spa facilities. The marina is fast gaining a reputation among the sailing communities as a must go to destination and many drive to the marina for culinary days and evenings out.
Tarbert is 6.9 miles to the west and there is a ferry service from Portavadie direct to Tarbert.
The city of Glasgow is 59 miles distant (via a pleasant boat crossing to Gourock) and has numerous retail districts and all the higher educational, cultural and leisure services normally associated with a major international centre.
Tighnabruaich has a reputable and award-winning primary school and secondary is available at Dunoon Grammar.
The area is famous for its dramatic natural scenic beauty; yachtsmen and women the world over sail through the scenic Kyles from the Clyde marinas and on through the Crinan canal and out to the Hebridean islands. A new marina and restaurant complex at Portavadie is 6 miles to the west and offers facilities such as a leisure centre with indoor and outdoor infinity pool and beauty treatment rooms. Portavadie also hosts facilities supporting great mountain bike trails in the area.
The area offers much in the way of relaxing outdoor pursuits. Tighnabruaich Golf Club is a scenic and challenging 9-hole golf course. There is tennis and inevitably, a famous sailing school.
Sea, river, and loch fishing are also available in the area, as are a number of commercially run shoots. Some of the local estates allow stalking by arrangement.
Tighnabruaich lies on Argylls Secret Coast, which stretches from Strachur at the top of Loch Fyne round the coast to Colintraive. It is an area of stunning natural beauty where there are countless opportunities to discover peaceful locations. Nearby activities include walks in forests or along the coast, fishing, kayaking, or sailing and enjoying the wildlife.
Mains water supply, drainage is by private septic tank, electric trace underfloor heating to
ground floor, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
From Glasgow city centre leave in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. Continue for 21 miles to arrive at Port Glasgow. Follow signs Greenock and Gourock on the A770 for 8 miles to reach the Western Ferry terminal at McInroys Point. Take the ferry to Hunters Quay Dunoon. Leave the terminal and turn right on the A815 through Sandbank. After 3.5 miles turn left on to the B836. Travel for 11 miles before turning right on to the A886. Travel for 1.5 miles then turn left onto the A8003. Travel for 7 miles to reach Tighnabruaich. On arrival in the village turn right onto the B8000, continue along the coast through the next village of Kames, turning right at the post office remaining on the B8000 for a further 1.2 miles to reach the hamlet of Millhouse. Turn right at the crossroads and continue for 0.2 miles. A gate on the left-hand side provides access to the field and the track that leads to Auchoirk Cottage.
Alternatively, from Glasgow proceed in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway for about 15 miles taking junction 30 onto the Erskine Bridge. Turn left off the bridge on the A82 and continue for about 25 miles to reach Tarbet. Continue to the left at Tarbet onto the A83 and proceed through Arrochar for a further 13 miles. Turn left onto the A815 and travel for 10 miles to Strachur. At Strachur turn right onto A886 and travel for 15 miles. Turn right on to the A8003. Travel for 7 miles to reach Tighnabruaich. On arrival in the Village, follow directions above.
Argyll & Bute Council
4 Auchoirk Cottage is in council tax band B and the amount payable for 2021/2022 is £1229.06.
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.
Vacant possession will be given on completion.
Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Robb Residential, 150 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.
Details prepared and photographs taken in May 2021.
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